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>> there's a lot that you'll find in the miniseries that you didn't know. >> "madoff." >> reporter: elizabeth hur, abc news, new york. >> looks great. the casting incr erin: the race is on. the new hampshire primary is a week from today. the final push to the finish line. >> the state of iowa has spoken. >> breathing a big sigh of relief. >> iowa, thank you! sean: this comes after a very tight race in iowa with some surprising results. we will break down the numbers. kevin: not quite as warm out there today. we will timeout the next system. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do.
erin: good tuesday morning, new hampshire. thanks for waking up with us. sean: i' m sean mcdonald. but a lot. we are starting one of the most exciting weeks in new hampshire -- the first in the nation primary. erin: several presidential candidates arrived overnight in new hampshire fresh off the iowa caucuses. taking a quick look at the results. the democratic race was a dead heat with hillary clinton just a fraction of a point ahead of bernie sanders. ted cruz pulled off the win on the republican side followed by donald trump and marco rubio. sean: first, let' s talk about
it was unbelievably gorgeous yesterday, if you like warm weather. kevin: although not record highs yesterday. today will be fairly mild. starting off the day in the 20' s across most of the state. clouds out there. it should give way to partial sunshine before that next system starts to run in later on this evening. s to the lower range of the 30' s this evening. much more on the next system coming up. let' s take a look at your morning ride. we are joined live by 95.7 wzid' s deb davidson. good morning. deb: good morning, kevin. all of the major roads are a quiet ride. 293 is a good ride from the
101, 111, and the spaulding turnpike are all moving well. if your commute is taking you into boston, your commute is wide open. from the wzid traffic network, i' m deb davidson for 95.7 wzid. sean: while you were sleeping, the manchester airport was a busy place with several candidates arriving from iowa ready to focus on new hampshire. erin: a few candidates even spent caucus day here. eight candidates of events planned in the state today. ray brewer is live from the airport diner this morning. ray: i' m sure those candidates and their supporters are going to be drinking a lot of coffee, as there is no rest after a late night in iowa. the candidates are here and there will be a lot of people at
a busy day here in new hampshire. more than a dozen town hall meetings planned today, along with rallies and organizing events on the democratic side -- bernie sanders and hillary clinton are here. jeb bush, donald trump, chris christie, ted cruz, john kasich, and marco rubio are all here on the republican side. cruz, trump, and rubio are all writing a lot of momentum. >> this is the center. completely unshared with everyone else. it is the most exciting eight days in u.s. politics and it all happens right here. try to think of another place where this happens. ray: it is not just the politicians and their followers, you can also expect to see a lot
from around the world for the next week here in new hampshire. reporting live, ray brewer. sean: the results in iowa surprised many pundits. here is a quick look at the numbers. erin: bernie sanders and hillary clinton are locked in a virtual tie on the democratic side. ted cruz took the win over demo trump -- donald trump and marco rubio on the republican side. >> it looks like we are in a virtual tie. lana: a razor thin margin separates bernie sanders and hillary clinton in iowa, a race too close to call. in some precincts, a coin toss broke the delegate tie. the clinton campaign believes they won, but she did not
>> i will not let their divisiveness, their efforts to rip away the progress that we have made be successful. as i stand here tonight, breathing a big sigh of relief, thank you iowa -- lana: by contrast, it was a decisive win for ted cruz. >> iowa has made clear to america and the world that morning is coming. lana: trump was gracious in his second-place finish. >> iowa, we love you, we thank you, i think i might come here and buy a farm -- i love it. lana: just one point behind trump was marco rubio. >> for months, they told us that we stood no chance. lana: martin o' malley and mike huckabee suspended their campaigns with potentially more to come.
sean: the results last night that marked the end of the line for two candidates on each side. former governor martin o' malley suspended his campaign after receiving less than 1% of the vote in iowa. republican mike huckabee just got 2% of the vote and he announced that he is suspending his bid for the white house. erin: even though the campaigns are just hitting the big push, the landscape of the race is already changing before voters cast their ballots. scott: marco rubio did better than expected. a strong third-place, almost second-place, finish. he comes to new hampshire with the wind strongly at his back. , he' s leading in all the polls, he' s the national front runner,
new hampshire front runner, and he has his first major stumble. can he find a win in the granite state? erin: our in-depth political coverage continues online at wmur.com and on her mobile app -- our mobile app. you can track each one of the candidates to see where they are going to be each day. we also have analysis. as you make of your mind, you can compare with the candidates stand on the issues. sean: even though the primary is still a week away, the first votes will be cast today. more than 20,000 students from 146 new hampshire schools will take part in a mock election including kids from kindergarten through high school. the republican candidates will meet on stage this weekend for
wmur and abc news are sponsoring saturday night' s debate at saint anselm college. we are going to need a lot of coffee in the building for the next seven or eight days. erin: it is going to be a busy week. we are following other news, including the federal trial of a londonderry man accused of going to a home in maine and shooting his wife. sean: this is the damage caused by what police called an ice missile. erin: hundreds of people are weighing in on a proposal to
sean: jury selection is underway in the trial of a londonderry man accused of breaking into a home in maine and shooting two people, including his wife. erin: gregory allen' s faces -- gregory owens faces federal charges in maine. he checked his wife to saco and shot she and the male homeowner three times each. both survived. a jury has found an allenstown man guilty of conspiracy to commit murder. a jury rejected kyle buffum' s insanity plea. his ex-girlfriend pled guilty to attempted murder last year for the 2014 stabbing of andrea halverson. she did survive. sean: police in rochester are releasing very few details about a serious assault outside
parking lot of gary' s bar and lounge. the victim was in serious condition. the public is not in any danger and police have not named any suspects. erin: a woman in vermont is expected to be released from the hospital after police called -- what police called an ice missile smashed through her windshield. large chunks of ice flew off the top of a tractor-trailer and slammed into the 73-year-old woman' s car. the truck did not stop, but police say it is possible the driver had no idea what happened. police are reminding drivers to clear all snow and ice off their vehicles. sean: it comes at you fast when you are moving at those speeds.
sean: for the last two months, we have been breaking down key issues in the presidential election. erin: with just a week left before the new hampshire primary, sally kidd looks at the political climate facing the next president. sally: in congress, where compromise is rare, gridlock and dysfunction rule the day. >> you can' t be serious about this. sally: the partisan warfare reflecting a deepening red-blue divide in america. rancor is nothing new, but the political gulf has been widening over the last 20 years. republicans have become more conservative, democrats more liberal.
sally: can the next president be a unifying force? >> i' m a uniter, not a divider. >> he thinks he can sit in the oval office and write his own laws. >> it will only happen if we fix our politics. >> the notion you can unite the company desk country is more of an allusion. sally: maybe that is ok. >> sure, there have been major bipartisan achievements in decades past, but it is not always the case that the country makes progress simply when the parties and people of good will
come together. sally: sometimes big things can get done with one party in charge. >> the bush tax cut, wall street reform, and obamacare. the bipartisan policy center studied polarization in america. the president should hold regular, monthly meetings with congressional leaders was among
sean: usually when the they are bundled up. today, it is going to be kind of nice. kevin: it is not
going to be quite like it was yesterday, but sunshine. t be a cold afternoon by any stretch of the imagination. high clouds out there early this morning. it looks like rain and snow wait until overnight tomorrow. today, sunshine and clouds. we should be near the freezing mark in the north country. we will be in the lower half of the 40' s elsewhere. any sort of moisture that develops should be a wintry mix. it should be over to all rainfall after that. we had back into the 40' s on
there is the bank of clouds out there this morning. it should thin out to partial sunshine into the afternoon. this is our next system that waits until after midnight tonight. it waits before arriving in most sections of the state. down to 10 degrees the top meant washington -- atop mount washington. notice the flow, as far as wind speeds are concerned -- nothing heavy, but we are looking at wind that 5-10 month -- at 5-10 miles per hour. the cold wind weights up to our north for the time being. i temperatures going from the freezing mark to 45 this afternoon. there is a look at it. then the clouds will start to
any precipitation that develops pre-9:00 a.m. should be in the form of what snow and a wintry mix. the lions share of what we see will be in the form of heavy rainfall tomorrow afternoon. over an inch of rainfall is a possibility from this system. we go back to partial sunshine after that. temperatures should still be in the 40' s on thursday. the cooler air starts to arrive by friday. we should be back in the 30' s for friday and the weekend. a lot of high clouds start the day. here is your extended forecast. today, tomorrow, and thursday all in the 40' s. we slip back into the 30' s from there. the only system for monday looks to be the chance of a couple of snow showers later saturday evening or early sunday that
erin: snowshoeing in woodstock yesterday was beautiful. kevin: it is. you have the wind, but to get temperatures as high as they were yesterday, not something you see often. erin: we do want to check our top stories. the political world is now focused squarely on new hampshire with a week left before the first in the nation primary. eight candidates are here today. several flu in early this morning. we do have some live pictures. a crowd has gathered to hear from bernie sanders, who just arrived in new hampshire about an hour ago. this all comes on the heels of last night' s iowa caucuses. hillary clinton and bernie sanders ended in a virtual tie. ted cruz surged to a win in the hawkeye state, followed by donald trump, who narrowly edged
early -- you don' t have to fall that far. she is adorable. [laughter] erin: the super bowl is this weekend. we are getting a sneak peek at some of the commercials. sean: mountain dew is buying its first ad in years. snickers will feature marilyn monroe. the company is promising a funny surprise. heinz will sport a group of wiener dogs running across a field to reach a family of condiments. each
32nd spot costs about -- 30-second spot costs about $5 million. the expectations are so high. erin: we will be watching for the commercials. political coverage continues in the next half hour with the focus of the presidential race turning to new hampshire. we will break down what to
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>> no one covers new hampshire now, wmur news 9 daybreak. sean: good morning, everybody. all eyes are turning to new hampshire this morning as we gear up for our first in the nation primary. erin: many candidates have already made their way to the granite state following the first contest in the race in the iowa caucuses. sean: hillary clinton and bernie sanders are in a virtual tie. it is too close to call. erin: bernie is holding a rally as we speak. on the republican side, ted cruz
iowa caucus with 29% of the vote. the candidates are now turning their focus to new hampshire. we have bernie sanders, who is speaking to supporters in bowe. he arrived overnight. ray brewer will have a look at which contenders
are in the state today. sean: you got about four hours of sleep, holding a rally already in new hampshire. on this date in 1887, they held the first groundhog festival in punxsutawney. kevin: more often than not, he does see his shadow. that is kind of the expectation going in. that is with the calendar tells you anyway. i think we wedd ed in some sunshine throughout the day. it is mid-30'
40' s with a lighter wind in southern areas. sean: let' s check out the roads with a live look at i-93 from our common man camera in windham. kevin: for a look at the morning drive, we are joined live by 95.7 wzid' s deb davidson.
good tuesday morning. deb: good tuesday morning. 93 is starting off nice and quiet. it is moving completely up to speed through concord. we are seeing about a 21-minute ride from new hampshire down to the state line in salem. 293 is up to speed. no delays getting through the lane shifts between exit four and the everett turnpike. out at the seacoast, 101 is up to speed. from massachusetts to maine, 93 south and route 3 south are moving well.
erin: now back to our commitment 2016 coverage. sean: the campaign trail is heating up in new hampshire. >> we will continue to campaign the same way, sitting down person-to-person, leader to leader, vfw hall to dunkin donuts, returning to the great state of new hampshire. erin: ted cruz, who won the republican iowa caucuses, will be in new hampshire today. sean: bernie sanders and hillary clinton will also be here, as well as jeb bush, chris christie, john kasich, and marco rubio. ray brewer joins us overnight checking out some of the diner food at the airport. ray: good morning. certainly an exciting time for new hampshire.
the spotlight with iowa for more than a year. now, the focus is definitely on new hampshire as the candidates and voters get ready for the final primary push. >> a hurricane, a tornado, possible. this is the center, completely unshared with anyone else. >> congratulations. >> thank you. >> welcome to new hampshire. ray: the first campaign events start in new hampshire 12 hours after the caucusing began. bright and early, chris christie is speaking at a groundhog day breakfast. ted cruz plans a lunchtime town hall in windham. exeter. john kasich plans three more town halls in newberry, claremont, and plymouth.
on his calendar. donald trump plans a tuesday night rally in milford less than 24 hours after bringing his family out to iowa. hillary clinton will be joined by her husband in nashua in the morning. rallies. keene and claremont. candidates will get up and do it again day after day leading up to the primary. it is true. where this happens. ray: over the next week, you can expect to see more political signs lining the roadways, as the candidates crisscross the granite state with their supporters and the media that is following them from around the globe, all wanting to take part in the first in the nation primary, which culminates a week
sean: thanks. things got quite interesting in hillary clinton and bernie sanders ended up in a dead heat. as for the republicans, it looks like a three-way battle for the nomination. nikole killion has a closer look at the results. nikole: hillary clinton picked up more delegates than bernie sanders, who says -- and the democratic party says this was the closest race in party history. >> as i stand here tonight reading a big sigh of relief -- >> i think the people of iowa have sent a profound message to the political establishment. nikole: both clinton and sanders are casting it as a win after splitting the vote last night. on the republican side, the results were much more clear-cut, as ted cruz emerged victorious.
iowa and all across this great nation. nikole: as the candidates move on to new hampshire, some are calling it quits, including martin o' malley and mike huckabee. in washington, nikole killion. erin: as we look ahead to new hampshire primary, political analyst scott spradling gave us insight into what we can expect. scott: a tight ends up being a win for hillary clinton. if she has to explain away an iowa blowout, she is really having a struggle. a tie is really a win. she can define the outcome and redefined the race. she knows she has south carolina as a backstop. the question is can she close the gap in new hampshire or can bernie sanders keep the race alive? erin: you can check out the full
by heading to our website. you can also find biographies and fun facts for each of the candidates. sean: this weekend, the republican candidates will meet on stage in new hampshire one last time before the primary. wmur and abc news are sponsoring saturday night' s debate at saint anselm college. erin: in other news, hundreds of people gathered at a public hearing to discuss a proposal by fish and game to legalize a bobcat hunt in new hampshire. bobcat hunting has not been legal in the granite state since 1989. supporters say there are now enough bobcats to support unlimited hunt -- a limited hunt. >> if you don' t want to hunt them or trap them, don' t. but don'
>> they do not deserve to be trapped, set there for days, no shelter, no water, no food, and have other animals attacking them because they are there. erin: the fish and game commission will vote on the proposal in two weeks. another public hearing is set for tonight in lancaster. sean: the state fire marshal' s office is investigating the death of a woman whose body was found during a house fire in littleton. someone reported black smoke coming from a home on badger street. firefighters found the body of 94-year-old catherine braun. her cause of death has not been determined. the smoke was coming from a faulty furnace. erin: the allston woman who fought to get a medical marijuana id card has passed away. linda horan was battling stage four lung cancer and wanted to use medical marijuana to help relieve pain and nausea. she was new hampshire'
medical marijuana cardholder and received the card from maine in december. sean: two teens are facing charges in connection with an arson in plaistow. a car was set on fire outside a home on gren enough road. sean: erin: a hollis man is accused of threatening a group of people with a gun. when officers arrived, they found the operator, 32-year-old kenneth defresne, armed with a handgun and arguing with people in the area. he is now charged with criminal threatening and operating under the influence of drugs or alcohol. sean: coming up, a landmark decision in the u.k. scientists can conduct gene
kevin: starting off your tuesday morning, your groundhog day with a lot of high clouds across the state. s to mid 30' morning. s and lower half of s. the next system starts to run in overnight tonight. we will have the details coming up. erin: hillary clinton and bernie sanders are in a virtual tie, each with about 50% of the vote. sean: ted cruz was declared the winner of the iowa caucus on the republican side with 28 are sent -- 28% of the vote, followed by
now the focus turns to the new hampshire primary. some candidates arrived in the granite state overnight. many will be campaigning here today. erin: the world health organization has declared the zika virus and international emergency. a suspicious link has been noted between the arrival of the zika virus in brazil last year and babies born with abnormally small heads. there is no definitive proof that the zika virus is responsible for the birth defects. the zika virus is causing problems for one indian motor company. tata motors plans to unveil its latest hatchback with the name of zica. a company spokesperson says it is reevaluating the car' s name and may consider a change.
sean: scientists in the u.k. have been given approval to conduct gene editing experiments on human embryos. the researchers will not be creating babies. the modified embryos will be destroyed after seven days. scientists say it could lead to treatments for conditions like hiv. the united states does not allow the use of federal funds for embryo modification, but there is no outright ban on gene editing. erin: the super bowl circus previously known as media day is now super bowl opening night. the broncos and the carolina panthers all met in san jose, california last night, met with the media an hour apiece. opening night is now held on monday night. the super bowl kicks off on sunday. sean: scary moments for a
was writing -- tom dosland was riding a 40 foot wave and fell. he said it was like being in a car crash. erin: congratulations to the 600 student honored yesterday in concord. the governor declared it as scholar athlete award day. divisions one and three will get their day in march. more than 1400 student-athletes will be honored. the students
need a b plus average and a varsity letter to be honored. sean: today is groundhog day. a big celebration is taking place at gobblers knob in pennsylvania. they are waiting for punxsutawney phil to make his annual appearance. if he sees his shadow, it is supposed to mean six more weeks of winter. if he doesn'
his predictions are not
always on the mark. since 1988, the famous groundhog has been right 13 times, but wrong 15 times. he is about 50/50. kevin: it depends what part of the country you are talking about. he makes this widespread declaration about the lower 48. erin: i love that they are already out there at 5:45. sean: full dress. kevin: they have been there a while. [laughter] kevin: we start off with sunshine and clouds today. we don' t have any appreciable snow cover this time of year. it is very easy to be above the average is and we are going to
we may see a light wintry mix. we stay in the 40' s on thursday, but then the cooler air starts to rush in. quite a few clouds out there early this morning. this is the next storm system in question. the next system arrives during and if it comes in early enough in the day, that little bit of a wintry mix or light snow will happen before going over to rainfall.
high temperatures this afternoon going anywhere from near the freezing mark up north to the s in southern spots. clouds really start to thicken up later on tonight. we may start to see a little bit of light snow. in western areas of the state. by midmorning, we are looking at mainly rainfall. the last of the rainfall wednesday evening sets up partial sunshine for thursday with temperatures into the 40' s. then we start to slip back from their. by friday, high temperatures will be in the 30' s. the next system means it will reinforce the temperatures in s over the weekend and into early next week. partly sunny skies, a lighter
temperatures ease back to near the freezing mark. there will be a lot of temperatures in the 20' s after that. rain will be heavy at times tomorrow afternoon. partial sunshine thursday. the 30' s are the new reality after thursday. sunshine on friday. erin: really mild out there. kevin: this is the end of the very mild air for quite a while once we get through thursday. erin: we will have to hear from phil later on. sean: we trust you, too, but. erin: he is the authority. [laughter] erin: a restaurant in china is offering diners a unique dining experience. the multi sensory ultraviolet restaurant has features that are meant to appeal to all the
there are also smells and audio designed to enhance the eating experience, which consists of a 20 course meal. the cost to eat at this exclusive restaurant is $1000 per person. sean: is that it? erin: it is booked for the next three months. you get a little teeny thing on each plate. sean: hence the 20 courses. [laughter] erin: it is all about the experience. sean: i do know if i want to experience it and eat. erin: you might have to eat afterward. sean: yikes. a sheriff' s deputy shows off his fancy footwork. now time for our u local hotshots. jr runs on dunkins.
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sean: congratulations to the winner of this year' s sled dog derby button contest. jae boyd took first place. the winning design will be featured on the official 2016 laconia world sled dog derby button. if the event is canceled next week, the button will be available at next year' s race. we need some ice and snow. erin: we definitely do. s deputy decided to do some celebrating thing was caught on camera. erin: did he know the camera was rolling? move. he was retiring after 29 years of service. kevin: at one point, he stopped
they did added to all do it together. [laughter] sean: this is weird because this is how kevin writes the elevator, too. kevin: that is what is weird? erin: that is the way he dances into work every morning. we will have to get into work --that on video. sean: coming up, a frightening incident for a woman in vermont. she suffered serious injuries when a piece of ice smashed through her windshield. hillary clinton and bernie sanders locked in a race too close to call. caucus results coming up. ray: with the iowa caucuses behind us, the focus shifts to